My first EEG came back abnormal. I get seizures daily and now I am taking the 3 day EEG at home. I want to make sure I don't do anything that would give wrong results. Can medication, drinking coffee or moving head cause it to be abnormal? Can the EEG not show my seizure? I want to make sure that this test will show what is happening. Can the test be normal even though the seizures are happenings? I am having so much anxiety about this
I am having the seizures and if this test is not showing… read more
Does anyone do support groups where they live? I am having a lot of issues at home, because of my health. Dr's are not helping either. I would love to be around others that understand and possibly can… read more
Does anyone know if 200mg 2x day is a high dose? I mean I could ask my neurologist. Just curious.
I take 1 200 in morning 2 at night and mind are brand name and never had problem but came sz free goning on 25 yrs as also take Tegretol 400mg 1 in morning 1 at night same time brand name
Earlier today, a rain storm came through. Maybe a minute before this, something happened, rather not discuss it. Thought about brain tumors and intracranial pressure. When the barometer drops, ICP is higher than the pressure outside of the head. Had brain surgery, and brain tumors have the same effect- the tumor presses on the brain. Any experiences with sudden changes in air pressure?
Me too. Exactly my experience, every word. Even what my neurologist said to me this morning, exactly word for word. He said he had deep experience with epilepsy for many years and never heard of air… read more
No need to apologize. Tell your neurologist's about the depression side effect of that medication
As someone who was once labeled as not likely to ever reach a long-term seizure free state (and have… read more
In the case of most of us (unless those who suffered brain damage that specifically damage to long-term memory in the inner brain with the hippocampus and memory central command) or are suffering from dementia (easier to get a test now that can show if you have early stages or soon will have do to recent research published earlier this year), then all of your memories (nothing that occurs during a seizure except those seizures like the Simple Partial Seizures that you are completely aware… read more
I wouldn't know, Besides Diagnozed with 4 forms of Epilepsy since 1982 to the year 2000, also had 1 new type of Seizures with Full Amnesia that Lasted 3 days long every single time I had Prescription… read more
My ex bf was 29 years when he passed away from a random sezure at the age of 29 he was born with fetal alcohol syndrome and scaring on the left side of the brain..is this something that happens and could there have been anything to prevent his premature death
He may of had a a SUDEP ( sudden unexplained death in epilepsy ) . The best thing is to talk to a specialist in this area
my new years resolution is to to be healthyer. just wondering what is your new years resolution(s)?
MarleneFerraro: thank you and good luck to you as well! i always have a list of things i'm working towards. Sometimes i dont hit the goal by the time i set it so i reevaluate and adjust what i need to… read more
My wife is living with epilepsy and I am so scared to death of losing her. I would like to know if there is anything we could do, or is it something that's inevitable?
I would say when for some reason the seizures can not be controlled, no matter what they do
i have had epilepsy since 4 and i was recently diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy and my epilepsy specialist said that surgery might be a good option but i also have other types of epilepsy so i dont know if my other types would be affected not only that but i have a traumatic brain injury and acute encophalophaly
I don’t blame You!
As a child, I took Phenobarbital at night, and Tridione in the daytime. Anyone else heard of this? My new Dr.'s give me funny looks, but I know what I was taking. I was 17 when I stopped taking it.
I take 145 mg of phenobarbital.
116 at night
On it 29 years